Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.3804
Date: 
1942
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1/8 x 7/8 in. diameter
Description: 
An ivory colored pinback campaign button with a central blue eagle encircled by "Dewey/ Hanley", from the 1942 New York Gubernatorial election in which Dewey was winner. Thomas Edmund Dewey (1902-1971) of Pawling, Dutchess County, N.Y.; U.S. District Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 1933; Governor of New York, 1943-55; defeated, 1938; candidate for President of the United States, 1944, 1948.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group